February 23 Annual Meeting

February 23 Meeting Summary Seventeen people attended the Feb 23 meeting at the Capitol Hill library branch. 2019 is off to a great start, with a one 4-Culture grant in hand and another requested. Budget Review Grace Harvey organized the proposed budget into a standardized form. Revenue sources include writing for the Capitol Hill Seattle Blog. Caitlin offered to help with writing/editing. The proposed budget was approved unanimously. 4Culture Contract (scope of services) CHHS has been awarded a 4-Culture sustaining grant of $1000 for 2019. Funds will be paid at year end for work done during this year. Tours: The 4Culture application stated that CHHS plans to arrange some tours. Some meet

Strengthening The Case For Landmarking Conover House

Though the initial nomination report prepared by Bola Architecture + Planning is well-researched and likely contains enough to convince the board to nominate Conover House, the more we reviewed it and did research of our own the more we realized it had omitted a number of substantial facts and contained some errors regarding the neighborhood and architectural history, Conover's impact on the neighborhood and city, and its physical description. So Rob Ketcherside, Marvin Anderson, Joan Zegree (the former owner), and I used these facts to each prepare our own public comments in favor of nominating Conover House and to set the record straight. As a result, the owner requested to postpone last w

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